Wienke Giezeman is the initiator of The Things Network. He is on a mission to provide the entire world with a free and open internet of things data network. He managed to provide the city of Amsterdam with coverage in 6 weeks. Wienke has been fighting for a free and open internet since he founded Startups for Net Neutrality. Together with a group of people he let the EU Parliament know how important net neutrality is for starting online businesses.